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WWW-Wednesday #September 28th

“Books are a uniquely portable magic.”
― Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

September 28, 2016 · 2 Comments

Top Ten Tuesday: Books on My Fall TBR List

“Autumn seemed to arrive suddenly that year. The morning of the first September was crisp and golden as an apple.”
― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

September 27, 2016 · 22 Comments

Book Review: The Last One by Alexandra Oliva

“I’ve heard believers speak of the coldness of science and the warmth of their faith. But my life has been warm too, and I have faith. Faith in love, and faith in the inherent beauty of a world that formed itself.”
― Alexandra Oliva, The Last One

September 26, 2016 · 18 Comments

From Africa with Love: African Literature

Africa is mystic; it is wild; it is a sweltering inferno; it is a photographer’s paradise, a hunter’s Valhalla, an escapist’s Utopia. It is what you will, and it withstands all interpretations. It is the last vestige of a dead world or the cradle of a shiny new one. To a lot of people, as to myself, it is just ‘home.”

September 25, 2016 · 31 Comments

Book Review: The Kept Woman by Karin Slaughter

“If you wanted to know shit about a woman, all you had to do was ask the woman who was pretending to be her friend.”
― Karin Slaughter, The Kept Woman

September 24, 2016 · 10 Comments

Friday Finds #September 23rd

“A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading.”
― William Styron, Conversations with William Styron

September 23, 2016 · 12 Comments

Diversity Spotlight Thursday# September 22

“It is never too late to give up your prejudices”
― Henry David Thoreau

September 22, 2016 · 12 Comments